Bulletin 02: Body mass index among Canadian adults

2014-2015 Physical Activity Monitor (Adult focus),

October 1, 2015

Based on the reported weight and height measurements of respondents in a 2013 study, just over 4 in 10 Canadian adults (20 years and older) are classified as having normal weight (body mass index range between 18.50 and 24.99).1 For the purposes of this bulletin, body mass index (BMI) is examined in relation to activity level.



Key Research Area(s)




Publication Type

Reports and Publications

Data Collection Method(s)

Self-Report Population Data

The CFLRI is currently conducting a study of physical activity opportunities in Canadian schools. If you have received an invitation to participate in this and have any questions regarding the study please contact us at research_recherche@cflri.ca. Thank you for your participation!